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Revista chilena de cardiología

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PAREDES, Alejandro; BITTNER, Alex  and  VERGARA, Ismael. Unconciousness and bradycardia. Rev Chil Cardiol [online]. 2018, vol.37, n.1, pp.55-57. ISSN 0718-8560.

A 71year old woman, institutionalized with a history of schizophrenia and smoking. She was transported to a local emergency room after being found laying outside unconscious. She was hypoperfused, bradypsychic and bradycardic, being transferred to the emergency service. On admission, the ECG showed sinus bradycardia with intraventricular conduction delay and QT prolongation. Laboratory tests were normal. Clinical history, physical examination and ECG tracings are presented and management is discussed.

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